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christopher papazoglow April 24, 2014 at 12:28 pm
Kirsten Schwartz April 24, 2014 at 01:49 pm
Paul Kamen, I used to walk on most of the Bulb and stopped doing so for 2 reasons: first, theRead More laissez-faire attitude to the residents, that persuaded me the police knew people were there and did nothing; second, the big Beware of Dog sign that went up. I did not complain about #2 because of #1. Now I will walk the entire Bulb again and lodge complaints with the police; I'm hoping to be part of the effort to Make the Bulb Public Space again, regaining it legally from the campers who took it. I imagine many of us who've felt scared to walk there will now help maintain the Bulb in our own small way. With the help of official enforcement. I wish the Campers well, and well on their way somewhere else.
thorn April 24, 2014 at 02:15 pm
>>>Is the expectation that anyone who didn't take the settlement will be, if found inRead More violation of the no-camping ordinance, cited or arrested? <<<< Yes , read the settlement... (in theory anyway, we'll see what actually happens) >>>And do we then get round two of lawsuits?<< HA! yeah, good question. Also, note Amber and Phyl did not take the settlement- meaning technically they will be cited/evicted Friday, but again, i guess we shall see..
Louise B. April 23, 2014 at 05:39 pm
The last time EBMUD asked customers to reduce water usage the customers did such a good job thatRead More EBMUD sent a letter to them all that stated that EBMUD would have to raise rates because they didn't make enough money. Watch for a rate increase soon!
D. Mom April 24, 2014 at 08:43 am
When is the city going to cut back? I see the fountains are still running and the grass has beenRead More reseeded. The sprinklers were running the other day when it was raining!
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Ken Briggs April 23, 2014 at 08:55 am
Linda Weinstock Yes you got that right , they should be a citizen here . green card does not meanRead More nothing , they should be living here for good and not just part time .
timothy April 23, 2014 at 10:25 am
I should probably not say this but if the person can't speak English they should not be votingRead More anyways. They likely have no concept or understanding of the issues. So I will say it anyway.
Ken Briggs April 23, 2014 at 10:39 am
timothy you are right, but go and see what the DMV does . if you can not read english go learn andRead More learn how to speak read and write in english .
mr magoo April 17, 2014 at 09:04 pm
$210K is light for deaths on a system that should have very mature operating procedures by now. I'dRead More say heads need to roll before the civil suits start. All of BART needs a swift kick - here''s the chance to R&R management.
mr magoo April 17, 2014 at 09:04 pm
Remove and Replace (not the other R&R)
Ken Briggs April 18, 2014 at 09:10 am
get rid of Grace and all the others that screwed up while the strike was on , but who is the onesRead More that are paying for the fines ? that right it is the folks that use bart . while the two were out on the tracks , the ones that were out running around in the bart cars should of been smarter than what they were , how is it they got off ? the workers were out doing a job while bart was on strike so someone screwed up , who nwas it besides Grace and that no good mr hock .
Kyoko Takayama April 15, 2014 at 02:49 pm
We are at Castro Valley Library 4-7PM today to help enrollment. Please finish your CoveredCARead More enrollment today. Medi-Cal and Special enrollment https://www.coveredca.com/coverage-basics/special-enrollment/ will continue.
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Kyoko Takayama April 12, 2014 at 07:05 am
The deadline applies to those who use Insurance Agent as well. If you had a problem with calling orRead More creating an account on Mar 31, you need to see agents or enrollment counselors to complete your applications by Apr 15 midnight.
lubov mazur April 13, 2014 at 01:39 am
According to my agent you can still enroll if you go through an agent. Same goes for people outsideRead More the country who return after March 31.
Kyoko Takayama April 15, 2014 at 02:55 pm
If you are Medi-Cal eligible or have a life eventRead More https://www.coveredca.com/coverage-basics/special-enrollment/ you can keep enrolling. However CoveredCA Open Enrollment period will close today. Finish it if you started it, and we can help you at Castro Valley Library 4-7PM today.
Stella playing in the mud.
Caryl O'Keefe April 1, 2014 at 05:15 pm
droll, Robert!
Amber Whitson April 1, 2014 at 09:58 pm
Although "poor taste" isn't a phrase that I would apply to Paul's annual parody... I haveRead More to admit that I was crying heartbroken tears and an argument had ensued, before I got to the comments and saw that it was a joke.
Dave April 2, 2014 at 07:23 am
" I have to admit that I was crying heartbroken tears and an argument had ensued," YeahRead More Meth will do that to a person.
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livermoron April 11, 2014 at 06:46 pm
more propaganda from the Donald...
Ken Briggs April 11, 2014 at 07:03 pm
just look at the tax dollars that could come in . it would save money by letting the doctors let theRead More folks that need it get it . after all how many of those smart asses that say yes or no on this really know what this stuff does for the ones that need it ? how many of those dumb folks have a medical degree ? it would be better than putting everyone in jail
Desert Rat April 11, 2014 at 07:56 pm
Yes, it would be horrible to put the Russian mob and Mexican cartel people in jail that areRead More bankrolling the pot clinics wouldn't it? Legalize it, but do it right. The current situation is a joke.
CBS News caught images of Yee being escorted into a federal courthouse on March 26, 2014 following his arrest on corruption charges.
Ken Briggs March 29, 2014 at 03:49 am
yes but what is she doing now ? did she finish her rehab that she was doing ?
Nadja Adolf March 29, 2014 at 04:51 am
I don't think she was doing rehab, unless you call running for the district 10 senate seat a form ofRead More rehab. Meanwhile, with Yee out of the Secretary of State race, we could wind up with Alex Padilla. Padilla, of course, had a lobbyist illegally throw him a fundraiser and has refused to return the ill-gotten contributions. Padilla’s biggest claim to fame, however, is that he wants to pass a law allowing for the warrantless use of drones by law enforcement.
timothy March 29, 2014 at 12:25 pm
She is probably also vacationing and living the high life
djs March 14, 2014 at 08:04 am
Can't they already see much of that with their cameras?
Stewart Gooderman March 14, 2014 at 08:08 am
Not the escalators. And I don't think the police are watching the output on the surveillanceRead More cameras.
Robby Sun March 15, 2014 at 10:20 pm
BART also needs to release an app that helps passengers decipher the train operator'sRead More incomprehensible announcements.
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dorthy manser March 14, 2014 at 02:47 pm
And mc, just because you have strong feelings, or have attended a lot of meetings, doesn't mean youRead More get to have your way. You hold a minority opinion. Candidates who championed your position were trounced in the last election, and the occupiers have managed to alienate most people who might have been sympathetic to their goals . So go ahead and put out your opinion, but don't be surprised if you are ignored, especially if you can't manage to be minimally civil.
Laney Russell March 14, 2014 at 08:11 pm
"Candidates who championed your position were trounced in the lastRead More election…"=======Indeed they were and here is a little refresher course for Maureen and her troublemaking friends: Peggy Thomsen - 4060, Peter Maas - 3156, Michael Barnes - 2966, Nick Pilch - 2908, Tod Abbot - 2552, Sheri Spellwoman - 1672, Ulan Mcknight - 1089.======== Don't forget that the two candidates at the very bottom had the momentum of their recent criminal activity on UC property to help boost their numbers though they did try to backtrack and whitewash their activity and allegiances once they finally realized they were not being met with a community of applause and open arms. Had they been completely honest about their OTF participation and their beliefs in general up till the end, they would have suffered a much worse beating at the polls.======= Maureen, I do disagree with those who say you should behave yourself at the meetings because even though are slow to catch on, and may never actually achieve a basic understanding of the detrimental consequences of your actions, it's obvious to me that every time you behave like a spoiled brat, you lose respect, you lose support and you win converts to the side opposite of yours which consists of sanity, reason and true community spirit.
dorthy manser March 15, 2014 at 04:22 pm
And that's exactly what is wrong with OTF, Transition Albany, Friends of the Farm, the RuckusRead More Society, Keep Albany Local, and the Berkeley academics who inspired this fiasco. They are so sure of their moral purity that they will stoop to any lie to get what they want. The fact that they would accuse of others of lying is hilarious. I can only hope that the next time they try one of their fake publicity stunt "direct actions", they end up paying a price for it. As in: a hefty fine for everyone involved, expulsion from the University for the pampered trust fund U.C. students, and a loss of tenure for the professors who put this all in motion. But don't hold your breath.
Don Ford February 3, 2014 at 10:16 am
Another "Cut-n-Paste" (from Bay City News no less) non-Albany story...This kind of info isRead More available from a multitude of sources such as TV, Radio and Newspapers...The incident happened last Friday morning but it wasn't re-posted from BCN to Albany Patch until 6 hours later...Oh well...